It's time to celebrate dads and all they do for us! There's no need to break out a flashy gift when spending time together is priceless. Check out our list of fun things to do with Dad on Father's Day. We have suggestions to fit any dad, whether the two of you enjoy one-on-one activity or kicking back and relaxing with some much-needed quiet time. An added bonus: Most of them are free.
Plan a trip to a nearby attraction to celebrate Father's Day. Check out a free museum, visit a farmer's market, or score cheap tickets to a local ball game. Choose something that fits Dad's personality and interests—after all, it is his day!
Whether it's watching baseball on TV, taking a nap, or catching up on some light reading, Dad will love the chance to have a few hours for himself. It's Father's Day, so let Dad pick his activity for the day—and then let him enjoy his alone time!
Looking for Father's Day activities for toddlers? Get the whole family involved in cooking Dad's favorite meal for a special dinner. Assign younger kids easy tasks, such as setting the table or tossing the salad.
Take Dad out for a date to your (or his!) place of choice. Milk shakes, burgers, a nice dinner—it doesn't matter! The important part is spending one-on-one time on Father's Day.
Find a hiking trail, go for a bike ride, or head to a local park to enjoy the outdoors. As long as you're outside and spending time with Dad, he'll be sure to have a great Father's Day.
Step aside and let the grill master work: Host a Father's Day barbecue or cookout in your backyard. Invite friends and family to come—the more the merrier! Delicious food AND the chance for Dad to show off his skills? This will become one of his favorite things to do on Father's Day.
Stuck on ideas for Father's Day? This one will appeal to all ages: Take advantage of the warm weather and have some fun in the sun at the beach! (Look up local parks with a beach, which are often free to visit.) Dad will love the chance to relax and spend time together as a family.
It can be difficult to find time to spend with the whole family—one easy way to get everyone together is to sit down and read a favorite book out loud. Looking for something more upbeat? Have the kids act out the scenes as you read.
Go fish! What better way to spend Father's Day than doing what Dad loves best? A fishing trip can be as simple as throwing a rod in the local pond, but he'll love showing you his tricks of the trade.